Conservation agriculture in Central Asia—What do we know and where do we go from here?

@article{Kienzler2012ConservationAI,
  title={Conservation agriculture in Central Asia—What do we know and where do we go from here?},
  author={Kirsten Maren Kienzler and John P. A. Lamers and Andrew McDonald and Alisher Mirzabaev and Nazirbay Ibragimov and O. Egamberdiev and Erkin Ruzibaev and Akmal Akramkhanov},
  journal={Field Crops Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={132},
  pages={95-105}
}
Abstract Rainfed and irrigated agricultural systems have supported livelihoods in the five Central Asian countries (CAC) for millennia, but concerns for sustainability and efficient use of land and water resources are long-standing. During the last 50 years, resource conserving technologies were introduced in large parts of the rainfed areas while the irrigated areas were expanded largely without considering resource conservation. In more recent years, the use of conservation agriculture (CA… 
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